This Notice explains how the National Association of Electrical Distributors, Inc., including the NAED Education and Research Foundation Inc., (“NAED”, “we”, “group” or “us”) collects and processes your Personal Data and describes the types of information we may collect from you, or that you may provide in connection with:
(i) your use of the websites www.naed.org, members.naed.org, connect.naed.org, go.naed.org, learnmore.naed.org, events.naed.org, www.tedmag.com, www.lightedmag.com, tedtv.tedmag.com, NAED event registration portals hosted under the eiseverywhere.com domain, NAED Learning Center Learning Portal hosted under the geolearning.com domain and NAED Live chat hosted under the messenger.providesupport.com (each a “Website” or “Site” and, collectively, the “Websites” or “Sites”);
(ii) your use of our mobile application NAED Events for members, sponsors and attendees of NAED events, used for NAED’s meetings, conference and events (the “App”);
(iii) NAED events you may attend;
and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.
This policy applies to information we collect:
It does not apply to information collected by:
Each time you use our Sites, the current version of this Notice will apply. Accordingly, whenever you use our Sites, you should check the date of this Notice (which appears at the top) and review any changes since the last version. This Notice is applicable to all Site visitors, registered users, and all other users of our Sites.
“Personal Data” is any information that enables us to identify you, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as your name, identification number, location data, online identifier or one or more factors specific to your physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.
By visiting www.naed.org or related properties, (together the “Site”), you acknowledge that you have read and understood the processes and policies referred to in this Notice.
For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the “GDPR”), the Data Controller is the National Association of Electrical Distributors registered in the State of Connecticut, USA with a registered address at 1181 Corporate Lake Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63132.
Our General Counsel, Ian Reynolds, is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to this Notice for the purposes of the GDPR. Please send all questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions or concerns about this Notice, please contact us using the Contact Us section on our Site.
Alternatively, you can contact us by phone at 314-991-9000, by sending an email to email@example.com or by mail to 1181 Corporate Lake Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63132.
We may collect and process the following Personal Data:
Contact information, which you provide when corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on our Site and when you report a problem with our Site. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, financial information and/or credit card information.
Membership information, about your membership including your name, contact details such as address, phone number and email address (business or personal), age, job title, government identification numbers (e.g. social security number, passport number etc.), year of admission and any other information related to your membership. Membership information may be provided by you during the registration process, or by your employer on your behalf.
Due payment information, including financial information such as credit/debit card and account numbers used to register or renew your membership.
Purchase information, relating to purchases made by members and non-members of event participation, education products and services, research products and services, books, reports, journals, magazine or newsletter subscriptions either in-person or via our Site. Purchase information will include financial information as well as information concerning the content and time of the purchase.
Disciplinary information, relating to ethics/disciplinary programs in which complaints against members are adjudicated, with the result being possible suspension/expulsion from membership. This may include extensive information about a member's business or professional activities, including employment information, and similar information relating to other individuals involved in the investigation, including financial information.
Education and Certification information, relating to education and certification programs, in which members are granted certification if they meet specified educational/employment experience requirements and/or pass an exam. This may include extensive information about the experience/performance of those participating in education or certification activities. Where the education or certification activity concerns institutions or businesses, this may include similar information identifying employees and other members of staff including volunteers.
With regard to each of your visits to the Site we will automatically collect the following information:
Technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer or device to the Internet, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
Information about your visit, including pages you viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), methods used to browse away from the page, and any phone number used to call our customer service number; and Location information
We may receive information about you from your employer, co-workers, publicly available and third-party databases or services that provide information about business people that we believe will help us identify provide products and services that may be of interest to you. We will obtain your consent before contacting you if required by the law of the country in which you are located.
We collect information that is sent to us automatically by your web browser and we may use this information to generate aggregate statistics about visitors to our Site, including, without limitation:
We may use non-Personal Data for various business purposes such as providing customer service, fraud prevention, market research, and improving our Site. Please check your web browser if you want to learn what information your browser sends or how to change your settings.
We will only process your Personal Data, including sharing it with third parties, where (1) you have provided your consent which can be withdrawn at any time, (2) the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party, (3) we are required by law, (4) processing is required to protect your vital interests or those of another person, or (5) processing is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate commercial interests, except where we determine such interests are overridden by your rights and interests.
We may use Personal Data that you provide directly to us for the following purposes:
We will use Personal Data that we have collected about your use of our Site:
We will combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We will use this information and the combined Personal Data for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).
We may share your Personal Data for the purposes described in this Notice with:
Although we use security measures to help protect your Personal Data against loss, misuse or unauthorized disclosure, we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to us over the internet.
All information we store on our servers is on secure servers.
Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology.
We are headquartered in the United States. Your Personal Data may be accessed by us or transferred to us in the United States or to our affiliates, partners, merchants, or service providers who are located worldwide. If you are visiting our Site from outside the United States, be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States where our servers are located, and our central database is operated. By using our Service, you consent to any transfer of this information.
The Personal Data that you provide to us is generally stored on servers located in the United States. If you are located in another jurisdiction, you should be aware that once your Personal Data is submitted through our Site, it will be transferred to our servers in the United States and that the United States currently does not have uniform data protection laws in place.
Our Sites are not directed to children under the age of 13, if you are not 13 years or older, do not use our Site. We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 13. If we learn that Personal Data of persons less than 13 years-of-age has been collected through our Site, we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child or a minor under the age of 13 has posted, submitted or otherwise communicated Personal Data to our Site without your consent, then you may alert us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we may take appropriate action to remove the minor's Personal Data from our systems.
Our Sites may contain links to third party websites, applications and services not operated by us. These links are provided as a service and do not imply any endorsement by us of the activities or content of these sites, applications or services nor any association with their operators. NAED is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party including websites or services directly linked to our Service. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third party site that you link from our Service.
If any of the information that we have about you is incorrect, or you wish to have information (including Personal Data) removed from our records, you may contact us at email@example.com.
Additionally, if you prefer not to receive marketing messages from us, please let us know by clicking on the unsubscribe link within any marketing message that you receive, by visiting your NAED Communications Preferences web page, or by sending a message to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOR EUROPEAN RESIDENTS ONLY. You have the right to ask us not to process your Personal Data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your Personal Data. You can also exercise the right by contacting us using the Contact Us section on our Site, or by sending a message to us at email@example.com.
Under European data protection law, in certain circumstances, you may have the right to:
In addition, where you believe that NAED has not complied with its obligations under this Notice or European law, you have the right to make a complaint to an EU Data Protection Authority, such as the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.
You can exercise any of these rights by contacting us using the Contact Us section on our Site, or by sending a message to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOR RESIDENTS OF CALIFORNIA ONLY. Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code requires select businesses to disclose policies relating to the sharing of certain categories of your Personal Data with third parties. If you reside in California and have provided your Personal Data to NAED, you may request information about our disclosures of certain categories of Personal data to third parties for direct marketing purposes. Such requests must be submitted to us at one of the following addresses:
Attn: California Privacy Rights
1181 Corporate Lake Drive, St. Louis, MO 63132
If we make any material changes to this Notice or the way we use, share or collect personal Data, we will notify you by revising the “Effective Date” at the top of this Notice, prominently posting an announcement of the changes on our Site, or sending an email to the email address you most recently provided us (unless we do not have such an email address) prior to the new policy taking effect.
Any changes we make to this Notice in the future will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to this Notice.